|JDS Shimokita (LST-4002)|
|Laid down:||30 November 1999|
|Launched:||29 November 2000|
|Commissioned:||12 March 2002|
|Status:||in active service, as of 2022[update]|
|Class & type:||Ōsumi-class Landing Ship, Tank|
|Displacement:||8,900 long tons (9,000 t) standard|
|Length:||178 m (584 ft)|
|Beam:||25.8 m (85 ft)|
|Propulsion:||Diesels (26,000 bhp)|
|Speed:||22 knots (25 mph; 41 km/h)|
Shimokita is a Ōsumi class LST of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force.
The ship was built by Mitsui, Tamano and commissioned into service on 12 March 2002.
- GlobalSecurity.org, LST Osumi Class, shiplist
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